Posted January 20, 2017 by David Latham in Feature

Halo Wars 2 Open Beta Now Live (Blitz Mode Only)

Microsoft has today unleashed the Halo Wars 2 open beta upon us, with a twist. Only Blitz Mode is available in the beta, a new way to play RTS involving card-based strategy. Build the ultimate deck of infamous Halo vehicles and troops, and defeat your foes. The Halo Wars 2 open beta supports online multiplayer, and is available from now until January 30, 2017.

Watch the Halo Wars 2 open beta trailer below:


To download the Windows PC Halo Wars 2 open beta, click here (11.9 GB)

To download the Xbox One Halo Wars 2 open beta, click here (10.1 GB) (Xbox Live membership required to play)

This week, we had the luxury of experiencing Halo Wars 2 with Clay Jensen, Design Director from 343 Industries. The full game will launch February 21 on Windows PC and Xbox One.

David Latham

David has a Bachelor of Arts (Journalism) from a Group of Eight university, but only uses his very unique set of skills writing about video games. By day he's a stay-at-home dad, by night he's literally Batman. Where does he find the time?


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